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Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Reports on Visual Impairment and Intracranial Pressure Problems, Behavioral Issues, Fascinating Excerpts from Crew Journals, Cross-Cultural Interactions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide unique and illuminating information about life aboard the International Space Station for NASA astronauts.
Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) American and Soviet Press Kits - Detailed Information on the First Joint U.S. and Russian Spaceflight, Docking Module, Experiments, Soyuz Capsule
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
These American and Soviet Press Kits for the historic 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) mission provide a wealth of information about the mission and the spacecraft - including the first extensive official description of the Soyuz capsule.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): Research Summary, Student Experiments, Educational Activities - Human Research for Exploration, Physical and Biological Sciences, Technology Development
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two official NASA documents - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide detailed information on the experiments and research aboard the International Space Station (ISS).
Project Gemini: A Technical Summary and Report - Extraordinary Detail of the Spacecraft, Test Program, Flight Performance, Systems, Mission Planning, and Experiments of America's Second Manned Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - is an extraordinarily impressive technical account of the spacecraft and hardware of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Project Gemini Summary Conference: Comprehensive Overview of All Aspects of the Second American Manned Space Flight Program Leading to the Apollo Lunar Landing Missions - Operations, Missions, Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This official NASA internal program document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive account of Project Gemini, the two-man orbital capsule that pioneered rendezvous and docking techniques used in the Apollo lunar landing missions.
Inside the International Space Station (ISS): NASA Independent Safety Task Force Final Report and Long-Term ISS Risk Reduction Activities - Loss of Crewmember, Destruction, Abandonment, Crew Health
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Two major documents reveal the risks and safety issues about the International Space Station (ISS).
Space Launch System (SLS): America's Next Manned Rocket for NASA Deep Space Exploration to the Moon, Asteroids, Mars - Rocket Plans, Ground Facilities, Tests, Saturn V Comparisons, Configurations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is an essential guide to NASA's next manned rocket for deep space exploration, the Space Launch System (SLS), which was authorized by Congress after the cancellation of the Ares rockets of the Constellation program. In the Block 2 configuration, the rocket will be larger than the famous Saturn V moon rocket.
The U.S. Response to China's ASAT Test: An International Security Space Alliance for the Future, Anti-Satellite Capabilities and China's Space Weapons Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,860. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From the Foreword: (Author) Lt Col Anthony Mastalir has done policy makers a welcome service by exploring the enigma wrapped in a conundrum which is Chinese space policy, focusing on the Chinese kinetic energy antisatellite (KE-ASAT) test of January 2007.
Reflections of a Technocrat: Managing Defense, Air, and Space Programs during the Cold War, National Reconnaissance and NRO, Commercial Space Programs, Comsat
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
John McLucas accrued almost 50 years' experience on both sides of the government procurement table. From that perspective, he also hoped to analyze various acquisition strategies, such as the value of prototyping (which he had employed with great success to bring the A-10 and F-16 aircraft to fruition) and a willingness to accept risks when appropriate.
The Air Force Role in Developing International Outer Space Law - Space Law Debates, Project West Ford, Legal Concepts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Air & Space
The impact of the US defense and space initiatives on bilateral and multilateral treaties and on international outer space law in general, a topic of much current discussion, is better understood by an analysis of the development of that body of law.
Engineering the Space Age: A Rocket Scientist Remembers - Aeronautical Engineering, Missiles, ICBMs, Manned Spacecraft, Mercury, Gemini, Space Shuttle, McDonnell Aircraft, Cyclogiro
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book presents the many interesting stories of a McDonnell Aircraft engineer on everything from aeronautical engineering to manned spacecraft.
Into the Unknown Together: The DOD, NASA, and Early Spaceflight - Human Spaceflight, Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL), Dynasoar, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo Programs, Space Exploration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 226,950. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Into the Unknown Together is a comprehensive review of the political and management terrain involved in the early US space program—especially those aspects dealing with human spaceflight.
Saturn IB Flight Manual (Skylab Saturn 1B Rocket) - Comprehensive Details of H-1 and J-2 Engines, S-IB and S-IVB Stages, Launch Facilities, Emergency Detection and Procedures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This unique Saturn IB Flight Manual, written for the astronauts flying the Skylab missions to the station in the Apollo Command Service Module, has fascinating information about flight systems, events, and crew interactions.
2011 NASA Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP) Annual Report, Issued January 2012 - Space Shuttle, International Space Station, Commercial Crew and Cargo, SpaceX, Human Rating, Exploration Program
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The 2011 report by the ASAP safety advisory panel to NASA, released in January 2012, presents findings on the space station, shuttle program completion, noteworthy launches, Soyuz return to earth, commercial crew, Space Launch System (SLS) and Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), how safe is safe enough, and more.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Transcripts of Board Public Hearings, In-Flight Rescue Options, Crew Survivability
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 346,970. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Three elements of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) final report are reproduced in this ebook. The CAIB reported on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107 Tragedy: Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) Final Report, Gehman Board Report to NASA
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,730. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This is the official final report (Volume One) issued by the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) (also known as the Gehman Board after its chairman, Harold Gehman) on the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, which ended in the horrible, sudden loss of the vehicle and crew during entry on February 1, 2003.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
Science in Flux: NASA's Nuclear Program at Plum Brook Station, 1955 - 2005 (NASA SP-2006-4317) - Nuclear Rockets, NERVA, Atomic Airplanes, Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a dramatic account of the history of NASA's nuclear reactors at the Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
Venture into Space: Early Years of Goddard Space Flight Center - Vanguard, Mercury Tracking, Explorer, Pioneer, Tiros, Telstar, Relay, Syncom Satellites (NASA SP-4301)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,170. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is an interesting account of the early history of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
Facing the Heat Barrier: A History of Hypersonics - V-2, Sanger, Missile Nose Cones, X-15, Scramjets, Space Shuttle, National Aerospace Plane (NASP), X-33, X-34 (NASA SP-2007-4232)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,560. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a fascinating and comprehensive account of the history of hypersonics, the study of flight where aerodynamic heating dominates the physics of the problem, normally at Mach 5 and higher.